Startups


Today, early-stage companies receive more support from investors and the industry than ever before.

Yet while the barriers to entry have never been lower, it takes a lot more than access to capital, a unique idea and the right connections to allow a new business to flourish.


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STARTUP STAGE: Wildebeest helps global travel and tourism brands grow organically
By Steven Lerner | February 25, 2020
Wildebeest is an agency that helps travel technology startups, tour operators and tourism boards... Read More
Interview | Startups
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Airbnb tops lists of marketplace startups, ResortPass among fastest-growing
By Steven Lerner | February 24, 2020
 Travel startups were well-represented in the Marketplace 100, which identifies the largest and... Read More
News | Startups
Sounding Off: Startups should think big but think realistically
Sounding Off: Startups should think big but think realistically
By PhocusWire | February 21, 2020
Before heading down the startup path with aspirations of disruption, hold onto the vision, but open... Read More
Interview | Startups
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STARTUP STAGE - ACT II: Bacarai reflects on past year's challenges, new funding expedition
By Steven Lerner | February 21, 2020
Bacarai discusses its new vice president of technology, the launch of new funding rounds and future... Read More
Interview | Startups
Lessons learned from a failed travel loyalty startup
Lessons learned from a failed travel loyalty startup
By Steven Lerner | February 20, 2020
Without the cooperation or support of hotels, airlines, banks or credit card companies, developing a... Read More
News | Startups
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STARTUP STAGE: Toristy wants to make it easier for travelers to find local experiences
By Linda Fox | February 19, 2020
Toristy recently received a funding round, which it will devote towards speeding up its white label... Read More
Interview | Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Amenitiz helps independent hotels tackle a digital world
STARTUP STAGE: Amenitiz helps independent hotels tackle a digital world
By Steven Lerner | February 18, 2020
Amenitiz is an all-in-one platform that allows independent hoteliers and vacation rental owners to... Read More
Interview | Startups
Where are the new openings for startups in the travel industry?
Where are the new openings for startups in the travel industry?
By Suzanna Chiu - Amadeus Ventures  | February 17, 2020
There are three key areas where there are still plenty of opportunities for companies to bring some... Read More
Opinion | Startups
Sounding Off: Startups should consider giving something away for the greater good
Sounding Off: Startups should consider giving something away for the greater good
By PhocusWire | February 14, 2020
Peak Kayak and its investment/acquisition policy might seem alien to many startups or growing... Read More
Interview | Startups
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STARTUP STAGE: Holibob is a marketplace connecting activity suppliers with resellers
By Mitra Sorrells | February 13, 2020
Holibob is a B2B marketplace for tours and experiences that provides resellers such as airlines,... Read More
Interview | Startups
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REPORT: The reality of modern airline retail - when the sky isn't the limit
March 26, 2019
REPORT: The reality of modern airline retail - when the sky isn't the limit
In this white paper, carried out in partnership with PROS, we look at the various stages of airlines... Read More
Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
March 4, 2019
Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
The cost and effort of maintaining a direct connect to the GDS may have been more than hotels had... Read More
Understanding how events affect demand and pricing for the car rental business
March 1, 2019
Understanding how events affect demand and pricing for the car rental business
A detailed study by RateGain’s data science lab probes into event scenarios to get insights that will... Read More
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